The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Billing in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Billing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Billing
Rank 60 64 58
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing Billing 62 59 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.56% 2.31% 2.69%
As % of the General category 6.03% 5.79% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 15
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£400 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £197 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £428 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.96% +3.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.09 £12.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-11.28% +13.63%
Billing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

General Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1029 1019 1030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 42.43% 39.91% 42.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 447 358
Average daily rate £394 £351 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.33% -3.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £208 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 34
Average hourly rate £15.75 £20.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% +20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £24.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

Billing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Billing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Billing Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Billing
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Billing across the Berkshire region.

Billing Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Billing
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Billing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 12 £350 +29.62%
Newbury +5 10 £400 +0.62% 2
Bracknell -1 6 £400 -
Slough +4 4 £400 +7.38% 1
Maidenhead 0 1 - -
Windsor -5 1 - -
Billing
South East

Billing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing.

1 86 (64.66%) Telecoms
2 45 (33.83%) CRM
3 30 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (17.29%) Finance
5 21 (15.79%) Project Management
5 21 (15.79%) ITIL
6 18 (13.53%) Oracle
7 15 (11.28%) Migration
8 14 (10.53%) 3G
9 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
9 13 (9.77%) Siebel
9 13 (9.77%) Retail
10 11 (8.27%) Oracle BRM
10 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (8.27%) SAP
10 11 (8.27%) MVNO
11 10 (7.52%) SS7
11 10 (7.52%) HP
11 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
11 10 (7.52%) SIGTRAN
11 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (6.77%) Release Management
12 9 (6.77%) 4G
12 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
13 8 (6.02%) Broadband
13 8 (6.02%) GSM
13 8 (6.02%) Legal
13 8 (6.02%) TOGAF
13 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center

Billing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Billing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Billing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.26%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.76%) MS Project
2 5 (3.76%) MS Office
3 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Oracle BRM
2 3 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.75%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.75%) SaaS
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) 3G
2 11 (8.27%) MVNO
3 10 (7.52%) SS7
3 10 (7.52%) SIGTRAN
4 9 (6.77%) 4G
4 9 (6.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (6.02%) Broadband
5 8 (6.02%) GSM
5 8 (6.02%) Unified Communications
6 7 (5.26%) 2G
7 5 (3.76%) Wireless
8 4 (3.01%) Internet
9 3 (2.26%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (2.26%) Diameter Protocol
9 3 (2.26%) VoIP
10 2 (1.50%) BGP
10 2 (1.50%) OSPF
10 2 (1.50%) TACACS
10 2 (1.50%) VRRP
10 2 (1.50%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Axure RP
1 2 (1.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.75%) TestPartner
General
1 86 (64.66%) Telecoms
2 23 (17.29%) Finance
3 13 (9.77%) Retail
4 8 (6.02%) Legal
5 7 (5.26%) Back Office
6 5 (3.76%) Banking
7 4 (3.01%) Marketing
8 3 (2.26%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.50%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.75%) German Language
10 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (21.80%) Architect
2 27 (20.30%) Analyst
3 21 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 14 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (9.77%) Designer
6 11 (8.27%) Consultant
6 11 (8.27%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.51%) Technical Manager
8 5 (3.76%) Business Architect
8 5 (3.76%) Tester
8 5 (3.76%) Solutions Designer
9 4 (3.01%) Delivery Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Test Engineer
9 4 (3.01%) Business Manager
9 4 (3.01%) Test Leader
10 3 (2.26%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.26%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (2.26%) Process Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Wireless Engineer
10 3 (2.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) J2EE
2 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
2 1 (0.75%) SOAP
2 1 (0.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.76%) PMI
3 3 (2.26%) User Experience
3 3 (2.26%) CMDB
3 3 (2.26%) Frameworx
3 3 (2.26%) GIS
4 2 (1.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.50%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.50%) BYOD
5 1 (0.75%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.75%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.75%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.75%) IPTV
5 1 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.51%) UNIX
2 3 (2.26%) Solaris
3 2 (1.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (33.83%) CRM
2 30 (22.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 21 (15.79%) Project Management
3 21 (15.79%) ITIL
4 15 (11.28%) Migration
5 13 (9.77%) PRINCE2
6 11 (8.27%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (7.52%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (6.77%) Release Management
8 9 (6.77%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (6.02%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.26%) eTOM
10 7 (5.26%) Scrum
10 7 (5.26%) Service Management
10 7 (5.26%) Change Management
11 6 (4.51%) Use Case
11 6 (4.51%) Test Scripting
11 6 (4.51%) Performance Management
11 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.76%) C
2 3 (2.26%) C++
2 3 (2.26%) Java
2 3 (2.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.76%) PMI Certification
2 4 (3.01%) ISEB
2 4 (3.01%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.01%) Degree
3 2 (1.50%) CCSA
3 2 (1.50%) CCNP
3 2 (1.50%) CISSP
3 2 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.50%) CCSE
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.51%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.50%) ProxySG
2 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.75%) Netcool
Vendors
1 18 (13.53%) Oracle
2 13 (9.77%) Siebel
3 11 (8.27%) SAP
4 10 (7.52%) HP
5 6 (4.51%) Cisco
5 6 (4.51%) Remedy
6 2 (1.50%) Amdocs
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
6 2 (1.50%) Blue Coat
6 2 (1.50%) Pega
6 2 (1.50%) F5
6 2 (1.50%) Verint
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) Capita
7 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.75%) NetIQ
7 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.75%) IBM
7 1 (0.75%) Cramer
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
The People Network
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago